'Chinese Taipei' team name change denied for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwan's Olympic team will continue to compete under their current name "Chinese Taipei", and not change it to “Team Taiwan,” at the 2020 Tok...

Taiwan to send a 600 person contingent to the 2018 Asian Games

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)-  In preparation for the upcoming Asian Games 2018, which will be held in Jakarta at the end of August, the Sports Administration Ministry of Education(體育署) and the Chine...

'Taiwan 2020' campaign submits call for referendum to Central Election Commission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The campaigners for a referendum to do away with the designation of “Chinese Taipei” for the 2020 Summer Olympics on Feb. 5 officially submitted their pet...

Taiwanese Olympic athletes headed to Pyeongchang, South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea are set to officially begin on Feb. 9, and Taiwanese athletes are heading to Korea to prepare. A delegation will march i...

Civil groups call for referendum to scrap 'Chinese Taipei' for 'Team Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After the changes made to the Taiwanese referendum laws late in 2017, some civil groups have chosen to put the new legal measures to use by calling for a referendum ahead ...

Taiwanese weightlifter Chen Wei-ling hard work paid off

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- Taiwanese weightlifter Chen Wei-ling's (陳葦綾) performance in 2008 Beijing Olympic Games has officially been awarded a gold medal after her competitors being disqualified f...

Taiwan needs less sport bureaucracy

In Taiwan, the Olympic Athletes Village was accidentally the focus of an unwanted spotlight before the Rio Olympic Games as a furious spat erupted between a Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee (CTOC) off...

Rio Olympics | Taiwanese lifter suspended over doping test

Taiwan’s Olympic gold favorite, Lin Tzu-chi, was provisionally suspended from the Rio Olympics after the female weightlifter failed a doping test. The suspension came on the heels of a report by th...

Business magnate brothers probed for alleged financial crimes

Taipei, June 19 (CNA) The Taipei District Prosecutors Office on Friday announced that brothers Lin Hong-dow (???) and Harace Lin (???), key members of their family-owned Hung Kuo Group (??????), ar...

British office in Taiwan holds soccer match to commemorate WWI

Taipei, Dec. 11 (CNA) The British trade office in Taiwan held a commemorative soccer match in Taipei Thursday to mark the 100th anniversary of the Christmas Truce in the first year of World War I. ...

Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee elects new leader (update)

Taipei, Dec. 28 (CNA) Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee Vice President Lin Hung-dao was elected president of the organization Saturday. Lin will replace Thomas Tsai to lead the national Olympic ...